MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 14

Banquets/Fundraisers.

April 8: Hudson Rod, Gun & Archery Club Banquet, 5 p.m., at the
Club. For more info call Mike Cravens, 715-377-7845.

April 8: Rum River Longbeards, 5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Banquet
Center. For more info call Neil Altenhofen, 763-856-3568.

April 8: Minnesota Fishing Museum Banquet, 5 p.m., falls Ballroom.
For more info call Mavis Buker, 320-616-2011.

April 8: Faribault DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Faribault American
Legion. For more info call Dustin Dienst, 507-332-9884.

April 9: Lake of the Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge. For
more info call Scott Fritsinger, 218-395-0408.

April 9: DU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ashby American Legion. For more
info call Steve Zimmerman, 763-412-2090.

April 9: Lake of the Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge. For
more info call Scott Fritsinger, 218-395-0408.

April 9: Kandiyohi County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn. For more
info call Greg Karmowski, 320-212-3505.

April 9: Meeker County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Club,
Litchfield. For more info call Gary Duncomb, 320-453-7465.

April 9: Blackduck DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Blackduck American
Legion. For more info call Bonnie Nagel, 218-766-7604.

April 11: Rich Spring DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Great Blue Heron. For
more info call Greg, 320-597-3939.

April 12: Metro QF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Jax Cafe. For more info call
Rick Pike, 651-251-9277.

April 14: NWTF Banquet, Crystal Lake Golf Course, Lakeville. For
more info call Jon Abrahamson, 952-435-7909.

April 15: St. Louis, Carlton County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Spirit
Mountain Lodge. For more info call Matt Bremer, 218-349-6126.

April 15: Zimmerman DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zimmerman American
Legion. For more info call Danielle Haberman, 763-367-0742.

April 15: Carver County DU Banquet, Lake Waconia Event Center. For
more info call Steve Leonard, 612-751-9139.

April 15: Watonwan River NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m, St. James VFW. For
more info call Jerry Krebs, 507-375-5789.

April 16: Byron Sportsmen & Conservation Club Banquet, 6 p.m.,
Byron American Legion. For more info call 507-775-2361.

April 16: Cuyuna Range Whitetails MDHA Banquet, Hallett Community
Center. For more info call Greg Steinke, 218-838-4156.

April 16: East Central Chapter RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Stars &
Strikes Entertainment Center. For more info call Larry Wallin,
763-464-4456.

April 16: Brandon Lanie Ethical Sportsmen Society Banquet, St.
Francis Education Center, Buffalo. For more info call Jenny
Carlson, 320-963-2262.

April 16: Northwoods DU Banquet, 4 p.m., Tower Civic Center. For
more info call Lars Koski, 218-248-0361.

April 16: Lake Superior Steelhead Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Mr. D’s
Bar & Grill, Duluth. For more info call Kevin Bovee,
218-525-5960.

April 16: Dead Moose River NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Jackson’s Hole
Bar. For more info call Russ Goenner, 218-426-4961.

April 16: Ottertail County PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Fergus Falls
Eagles Club. For more info call Jeff Borchert, 218-770-4300.

April 16: Wing Ding DU Banquet, 1-4 p.m., McKracken’s Pub &
Grill, Burnsville. For more info call Patrick, 612-616-9846.

April 18: Crow River, Winsted DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Blue Note,
Winsted. For more info call Scott Schmidt, 320-543-2498.

April 19: Koronis DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Paynesville American Legion.
For more info call Greg Hansen, 320-243-3506.

April 20: St. Cloud Chapter of Muskies, Banquet, 4:30-7:30 p.m.,
Waite Park Legion. For more info call Ken Schmitt,
320-251-3322.

April 21: Full Choke DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Fox Hollow Golf Club. For
more info call Doug Claseman, 763-772-7972.

April 26: Northwest Metro DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Sundance Golf
& Bowl. For more info call Bob Taylor, 952-591-3144.

April 27: North Crow Wing DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Commander Bar.
For more info call Dan Yantes, 612-597-0599.

April 28: Tri county MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., St. Cloud Eagles Club.
For more info call Mike Grupa, 320-253-7657.

April 28: Tri-County Minnesota Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., St.
Cloud Eagles Club. For more info call Tom Kowal,
320-333-6216.

April 29: Upper Root River DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Stewartville
Sportsmans Club. For more info call Lynn Duncan,
507-280-6347.

April 29: Rice County Sportfishing Assoc. Banquet, 6 p.m., American
Legion, Faribault. For more info call Catherine Cap,
507-334-2372.

May 2: Wright County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., River City Extreme,
Monticello. For more info call Rob Kopff, 763-295-6569.

Outdoor Media

• Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30
on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and
KEYC in Mankato.

• Outdoor Talk Radio with Tim Lesmeister and Rob Drieslein, Sundays
from 4-6 p.m. on KTLK FM Newstalk 100.3 in the metro area.

• Writeoutdoors.com, Seasonal fishing and hunting tips from Outdoor
News Writer Ron Hustvedt.

• Outdoornews.com, outdoor news from around the country along with
local photos, fishing reports and more.

Deep Portage Programs

2010 schedule for upcoming events at Deep Portage which offers a
variety of hunting, fishing and outdoor education programs for
adults & youth. For more info or to register 888-280-9908 or
218-682-2325. Or via on the internet at www.deep-portage.org,
e-mail: portage@uslink.net

May 1: Sporting Clays Fun Shoot, Turkey Presentation, 9 a.m.

June 12-17, 19-24, July 17-22(all girls), Aug. 7-12: Forkhorn I
Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.

June 19-24, July 24-29: Forkhorn II Deer Hunting Camp, ages
12-16.

July 3-8: Young Women in Science Camp, ages 12-16.

July 3-8: Aquatics Camp, ages 9-14.

July 3-8: Fishing Camp, ages 12-16.

July 31-Aug. 5: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp, ages 13-16.

July 17-22: Upland Bird Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.

July 24-29: Izaak Walton League Camp, ages 9-16.

Dog Events

April 9-10: Beginner Field Dog Seminar, Iowa, Canine Craze
Performance Center, Urbandale, IA. www.PositiveGunDogsMN.com for
more info.

May 14-15: Intermediate, Junior Gun Dog Positive Training Seminar,
Stone Mountain Pet Lodge, Blaine. www.PositiveGunGogsMN.com for
more info.

Education/Seminar

April 12, 19, 23: Trapper Education, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bunker Hills
Activities Center. For more info call Mark Palas,
651-235-8034.

April 12: Slab Crappie Secrets, “Tackle Terry” Tuma, 7 p.m., Edina
Community Center. For more info call 952-848-3956.

April 12: Edina Center for Adult Education, Crappie Secrets with
Terry Tuma, 7-8:30 p.m., Edina Community Center. For more info call
952-848-3952.

April 16: Scheels Walleye University, 9-5 p.m., Scheels, St. Cloud.
For more info call Johnnie Candle, 320-252-9494.

April 16: How to Catch more & larger Walleyes & Bass,
“Tackle Terry” Tuma, 1 p.m., Cabela’s, Owatonna. For more info call
507-451-4545.

April 18-20: Trapper Education, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Little Falls
Community Middle School. For more info call Jeff Opelia,
320-547-9961.

April 25: How to Catch more & larger fish, “Tackle Terry” Tuma,
7 p.m., Joe’s Sporting Goods, St. Paul. For more info call
651-209-7800.

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Three Rivers Park District, 2010 Schedule of Events. For more info
call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org

April 8: Training Archery Teacher or Coach, 9-2 p.m., Baker Near
Wilderness Settlement.

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Cabela’s schedule of seminars. Rogers area. For more info call
Steve Lonn, 763-493-8600.

April 16: Drop Shot & Plastics for Walleyes, 11:30 a.m.

April 16: Choosing Rod & Reel Combos, 1 p.m.

April 16: Early Walleye’s, Lake Vermillion, 1:45 p.m.

April 16: Hot Walleye Baits, 2:30 p.m.

April 16: Bowfishing Day, 9-5 p.m.

April 16-17: GPS for beginners, all day.

April 16-17: World’s Foremost Walleye Classic Fish Fry, 1-3
p.m.

April 16-17: Electronics & Fishing Results, Sat. 9:30 a.m.,
Sun. 10:30 a.m.

April 16-17: Open Water Trolling, Sat. 10:45 a.m., Sun. 9:45
a.m.

April 16-17: Power Fishing for Big Walleyes, Sat. 12:15 p.m., Sun.
12:45 p.m.

April 16-17: Kid’s Face Painting, 10-4 p.m.

April 16-17: Camo Rain Gear for Spring, 11-2 p.m.

April 16-17: Snack & Appetizer Sampling, 11-3 p.m.

April 17: Fly Fishing Knots, 2 p.m.

April 17: More & Bigger Walleyes Close to Home, 11:15
a.m.

April 17: Spring Techniques for Boating, Walleyes on Lake Mille
Lacs, noon.

April 17: Fishing with Mr. Walleye, 1:30 p.m.

Tournaments/Contests

May 7: Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club, Rough Fish Contest,
11-3 p.m., Silver Lake. For more info call Jason Neu,
320-267-8145.

May 21: City Auto Glass Walleye Classic Tournament, 7 a.m., Fortune
Bay. For more info call Jamie Linseth, 218-780-0901.

May 21: Shetek Area Sportsmen’s Assoc. Walleye Fishing Tournament,
7:30-3 p.m. For more info call Joe, 507-829-5281.

June 4: McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament, 9-3
p.m., Big Sandy Lake & Lake Minnewawa. For more info call
877-768-3692.

June 4-5: Leech Lake Walleye Tournament.
www.leechlakewalleyetournament.com for more info or call
218-675-6176.

June 12: S.W.I.M Fishing League “Take A Kid” Fishing Tournament,
Lake Minnetonka. For more info call Peter Capouch,
763-234-5428.

Aug. 20: Royalton Lions Club, Fishing Tournament, 7 a.m.,
Mississippi River Blanchard Dam. For more info call Mark Suska,
320-267-2260.

Special Event

April 16: Cabela’s Grand Re-Opening & Walleye Classic, 10:30
p.m., Owatonna. For more info call 507-451-4545.

April 23-24: Alaska Iditarod Competitor Speaker, 3-5 p.m., both
days, Shady Lane Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Doug Krueger,
320-864-5944.

April 23: Fishing Expo, Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle, Oakdale, 9-5
p.m. For more info call 651-777-2421.

April 30: Sportsmen’s Extravaganza, 9-3 p.m., Lake Region Christian
School. For more info call, Max Day, 218-251-6433.

April 30-May 1: ATV Fair & Swap Meet, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4
p.m., Anoka County Fairgrounds. For more info call Mark Miller,
763-670-5746.

July 23: Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club, Sportsmen’s Olympics,
8 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Jason Neu,
302-267-8145.

Aug. 20: Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club, Youth Conservation
Day, 7:30 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Jason Neu,
320-267-8145.

Season Dates

April 13: Wild turkey spring season opens.

April 16: Stream trout in streams(summer) season opens.

April 23: MN/SD Walleye and northern pike seasons open (border
waters)

April 30: MN/Iowa Walleye and northern pike seasons open (border
waters)

April 30: Spring light goose season ends.

April 30: MN/WI St. Croix River walleye and northern pike
opener.

April 30: Beaver season ends (north & south)

May 14: Walleye, sauger and northern pike season opens.

May 14: Lake trout summer season inland waters opens.

May 14: Stream trout summer season in lakes opens.

May 28: Largemouth & smallmouth bass opener.

Shooting/Archery

Now-April 17: Park Sportsmens Club, Open Sun. 1-5 for Trapshooting.
For more ifno call Dwayne Noren, 612-802-6301.

May 7: Twin Valley Council Boy Scouts of America, Fun Shoot, 8 a.m.
For more info call 800-944-1886 ext. 27.

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South Forty Archers, 2010 meet on the 2nd Tues. of each month. For
more info call Julie Reamer, 612-845-1945.

Nov-April: Gander Mountain, Lakeville.

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Brainerd Archery Club, 2011 Archery Events. Sat. 9-3 p.m., Sun. 9-1
p.m. For more info call Matt, 218-838-8713

April 30, May 1, June 18-19: Outdoor 3D.

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Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc, 10917 Duffield Ave. NW,
Maple Lake. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Every Tues. Starting May: Weekly Trap Shooting, 6:30 p.m.

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Chilakoot Bowhunters 2011 Schedule of Shoots. For more info call
Tony, 651-208-7267 or chilakootbowhunter.org

April 17, May 15, June 15, Aug. 21: 3D Outdoor Shoot.

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Faribault Archery Club 2011 Shooting events. For more info call
Brian Clausen, 507-333-2324 or check faribaultarchery.org

July 23-24: 3D Archery Shoot, 8-3 p.m., Ahlmans Gun Shop

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Forest Lake Sportsmen’s Club, 2011 Schedule of

events. For more info, Eric Marleau, 651-462-4587.

April 18, 25, May 2, 9: Youth Rifle Shoots, 6:30-8 p.m.

Shows

April 9: MN Fishing & Hunting Collectible Show, 9-2 p.m.,
Medina Entertainment Center. For more info call Wally,
651-771-8926.

April 16-17: Worthington Chamber of Commerce Gun Show, Nobles
County Fairgrounds, Sat. 8:30-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m.. For more info
call Randy Thompson, 507-372-2919.

May 21: Windom Convention & Visitors Bureau Sportsmen’s Show,
8-5 p.m., Windom Community Center. For more info call
800-794-6366.

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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info
www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.

April 2-3: Brooklyn Park Armory.

April 9-10: Stillwater Armory.

Women’s Programs

April 19, 21: Women Learn to Fly-Fish Class, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Coon
Rapids Dam. For more info call Linda Bylander, 218-833-8623.

June 10-11: Women’s Fly-Fishing Weekend, Eagle Bluff ELC,
Lanesboro. For more info call Linda Bylander, 218-833-8628.

Meetings

April 8: Lost Marsh DU Meeting, Pemberton. For more info call Matt
Nowak, 507-380-4293.

April 15-16: Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society, & Minnesota
Sharp-tailed Grouse Society, Conference & Meeting. Best
Western, Thief River Falls. www.sharptails.org for more info.

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of
the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7
p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Larry
Miller, 763-571-7087.

St. Cloud Fly Anglers Club meets the 3rd Mon. of each month, 7
p.m., Waite Park Gander Mtn. store. Call Dave Kollmann,
320-252-5906 or Tom Clapp, 320-685-3960.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities meets the 1st Thurs. of each month, 7
p.m., Lutheran Church of The Master. For more info call John
Cummins, www.fishersofmenclub.org or 612-670-0707.

MN Duck & Goose Caller Association meets the last Thurs. of
each month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s Meeting Room, Rogers. For more info
call Andy Thill, 612-749-9503.

Muskies Inc. North Metro Chapter meets the 3rd Tues. of every
month. 7:30 p.m., KC Hall in Fridley. For more info call
952-469-2155 or www.northmetromuskie.com

PERM

PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, 2nd Monday of the month, 7:30
p.m. at Cinema Professional Building, Elk River. For info call
763-441-6869.

 

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